Essays about: "sustainability barriers"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 413 essays containing the words sustainability barriers.

  1. 1. Somebody should do something : A qualitative study to determine challenges that politicians face in decsion-making to mitigate climate change

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Miljövetenskap

    Author : Sandra Melander; [2022]
    Keywords : Decision-making; Challenge; Politicians; Parliament; Åland; Climate change; Mitigation;

    Abstract : Climate change is known to cause more frequently occurring extreme events which threaten both natural and human systems as we know them. Island nations are particularly vulnerable to these climate-induced changes, and the Åland Islands are no exception to this rule. READ MORE

  2. 2. Barriers of implementing circularity and Industry 4.0 related solutions : From the perspective of a manufacturer of food processing equipment

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Gijs Pieter Gerrits; Máni Sveinn Þorsteinsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Circular Economy; Industry 4.0; food industry; food manufacturing; case study; Cirkulär ekonomi; Industri 4.0; livsmedelsindustri; livsmedelstillverkning; fallstudie;

    Abstract : As environmental and social challenges have increasingly become more pressing in recent years, the concept of Circular Economy (CE) has gained a lot of traction with scholars. However its adoption in the practical world is not far along and companies therefore struggle with understanding and implementing CE. READ MORE

  3. 3. Can Universal Basic Income be a Sustainable Welfare instrument? A systematic literature review analysing implementations in eight countries and perceptions of Universal Basic Income since 2015

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Sophia Roller; [2022]
    Keywords : sustainability science; planetary boundaries; global inequality; fair distribution; social security; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The current climate crisis together with growing global inequality requires a transformation of the economic systems. Sustainable Welfare is an emerging concept in which the welfare system seeks to meet everyone’s basic needs while staying within the planetary boundaries and decoupling the welfare-growth nexus. READ MORE

  4. 4. Comparative study between wool certifications and Swedish legislation - perspective on Swedish wool

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Julia Ekberg; Anna Irina Torvinen; [2022]
    Keywords : Wool; Certifications; Labels; Standards; Legislations; Comparative study;

    Abstract : Purpose – This study aims to compare existing certification schemes to the legislation in Sweden to see which measures the best are to ensure the sustainability of Swedish wool when using it as a raw material. Design/methodology/approach - The study follows a qualitative research approach. READ MORE

  5. 5. When doing good is not enough : A study of how Swedish companies are using shared value creation in their sustainable practices

    University essay from Jönköping University/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Elvira Sandberg; Alexandra Lundén; Elida Murtovi; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainability; sustainability Sweden; sustainable development; sustainable development goals; science-based targets; corporate social responsibility; creating shared value; CSV limitations; CSR vs CSV; CSR evaluation.;

    Abstract : The world is jeopardized by several social and environmental threats. The limited resources are being used at a rapid rate which contributes to negative effects on global warming. Along with increased poverty, human rights are being violated and labor is exploited. Therefore, sustainability is perhaps a more urgent topic than ever. READ MORE